kuranda scenic rail at stoney creek falls

Kuranda By Rail

By Cableway

Discover the natural beauty and unique characteristics of a Wold Heritage-listed rainforest as you hop aboard one of the most picturesque railways in Australia. The Kuranda Scenic Railway winds its way through mountains and rainforest on a journey from Cairns to Kuranda, passing extraordinary waterfalls and traveling through 15 handmade tunnels and across 37 breathtaking bridges. Experience the Scenic railway journey in the old-world charm of Heritage class, where you can take in the impressive views from the refurbished original red-wood heritage carriages or sit back in Gold class luxury as you relax and enjoy a drink and dine on tasty locally produced delicacies. An alternative option is to travel from Kuranda to Cairns.


Distance: 34kms

Duration: 1 hr 45 mins

Departures from Cairns:

  • Cairns – Daily at 8:30am & 9:30am
  • Freshwater – Daily at 8:30am & 9:30am

Departures from Kuranda:

  • Daily at 2:00pm & 3:30pm



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